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Posted by admin on August 12, 2013 in Mindfulness, Nourish
“Looking at brain imaging, when we are presented with certain food pictures, parts of the brain light up, the same parts that light up in addicts of alcohol and drugs,” shares Dr. Lilian Cheung in this informative Speakeasy lecture from Wanderlust Whistler 2012. Most of us know what it feels like to have overdone it with that extra slice of pizza, or having giving in to an intolerable sugar...
Posted by admin on August 9, 2013 in Adventure
  Being open to experience allows you the opportunity to be in the right place at the right time, and to receive the gifts that the universe has in store for you. I had told myself that this yoga road trip venture would not only be good for my personal practice - my heart and soul - but for my future as a yoga teacher as well. And so it happened that I would have the privilege of...
Posted by Guest Scribe on August 8, 2013 in Yoga
Yoga Festival season is upon us. Music fills the air and bodies fill yoga mats and plenty of them. Having led and attended many mass yoga practices, I’m aware that despite lots of radical energy at these events, there often isn’t as much room as one may like. This said, I thought I’d offer some suggestions on how to practice harmoniously with others in limited space: 1- Setting up: Chances are...
Posted by Guest Scribe on August 2, 2013 in Mindfulness
Technology is like fire.  Ever since we've discovered it and known how to harness it, we've found it exceptionally useful.  You can cook your food with fire, you can melt and blow glass with it.  But if you misuse it, you can burn yourself or raze an entire city to the ground.  Technology is a powerful tool - but whether you use the tool to be productive or distructive is up...
Posted by Guest Scribe on July 31, 2013 in Adventure
Part of the luxury of travelling alone is being able to change your plans last minute and not having to consult anyone about it. When I decided to change my route to visit the North Rim of the Grand Canyon via Zion National Park, I didn’t tell anyone, I just did it.  Though not booking in advance has gotten me into some trouble, it has also served me well. Zion was one of the highlights of...
Posted by admin on July 30, 2013 in Community
As we arrive in Whistler for this week's first Canadian festival of the year, it's our pleasure to feature Edmonton-based Rameen Peyrow as our Trailblazer today! Rameen founded SATTVA Yoga, the practice is a state of being, an inspiration and is the state of balanced mind, so the individual can experience their connection with the divine and the authentic self. SATTVA is the quality that Yogis...